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Media Advisory 05-022

National Science Board to Meet Nov. 30 - Dec.1


November 25, 2005

This material is available primarily for archival purposes. Telephone numbers or other contact information may be out of date; please see current contact information at media contacts.

The National Science Board (NSB) will hold its 389thmeeting Nov. 30-Dec.1 at the National Science Foundation (NSF) headquarters, 4201 Wilson Blvd., Arlington, Va.  This is one of NSB’s regular meetings related to general national science and engineering policy issues of interest and specific NSF activities.

Media representatives are invited to attend all open sessions, subject to provisions of the Government in the Sunshine Act. The full meeting agenda is available at http://www.nsf.gov/nsb/meetings/2005/1130/

Highlights of open sessions include:

Nov. 30
  • Committee on Programs and Plans, 1:15-3:00 p.m., room 1235 (hurricane science and engineering)
Dec. 1

Visitors to the sessions should register at the security desk, 9th & Stuart Streets entrance.  Directions are posted at http://www.nsf.gov/home/visit/visitjump.htm

-NSF-

Media Contacts
Fink Leslie, NSF, (703) 292-5395, email: lfink@nsf.gov

Program Contacts
Jean Pomeroy, NSB, (703) 292-7000, email: jpomeroy@nsf.gov

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